Arsenal flawless game for Ronald Koeman to save Everton job - Jamie Redknapp

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"Everton have got to make it all action, they've got to be aggressive, they've got to get back to the Everton side that Thierry (Henry) played against and Graeme (Souness) played against and so did I".

Wenger has resisted the temptation to bring Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere back into a Premier League starting XI, despite both putting in good European performances during the week.

They are now 18th in the table with just 8 points from their opening 9 games and lost to Burnley in their last home League game, so surely Arsenal should be able to finally get their first away win?

Everton also come into today's encounter in poor form. The Toffees have also been struggling when playing at Goodison, epitomised by a 3-0 home defeat to Spurs in early September, Everton have also dropped points against Burnley at home this season. Let's hope the Gunners put that right on Sunday.


Danny Welbeck, Shkodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers and David Ospina are out until after the worldwide break but Santi Cazorla is unlikely to be involved in first-team matters until the turn of next year. Morgan Schneiderlin did not train on Friday but is expected to play. One thing that Everton have going for them is the return of Wayne Rooney, who scored his first Everton goal against us 15 years ago.

However, Ross Barkley, Yannick Bolasie and Seamus Coleman are all still sidelined with injuries. "Some of the Europa League players are making it hard to be left out of the Premier League games", said Wenger.

Arsenal have been given a big injury boost ahead of their clash with Everton this weekend. Although Wenger's side may have won seven in their last nine in all competitions, Arsenal certainly don't look like a team who can mount a serious title challenge.

Wayne Rooney's first Premier League goal was against Arsenal in October 2002 - he has scored more Premier League goals against the Gunners than any other player (11).


Arsenal welcome back Alexis Sanchez, along with Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny.

"Alexis, Koscielny and Ramsey will be alright", confirmed Wenger.

Everton have eight points from eight games - their worst start to a Premier League campaign for nine years.

Koeman's last victory in the league was nearly a month ago against Bournemouth but he will be confident coming up against an Arsenal side who have a poor away record.


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